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Updated November 21, 2017
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  1. Featured Review

    "Great Company!"

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    Current Employee - Management in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Management in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ABB full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Super good engineering/innovation. Open and creative attitude. On a roll in the USA adding new products and going after new markets

    Cons

    Minimal. Sometimes inconvenient to navigate a large company

    Advice to Management

    Keep it going! Thank you for investing in the USA!

    ABB Response

    May 3, 2017 – ABB

    We appreciate the feedback. Thank you!


  2. "Electrical Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ABB full-time

    Pros

    Good work ethics, Integrity and diversity

    Cons

    Limited promotions, limited workplace locations

    Advice to Management

    they should hire more and more fresh talent.

  3. "Big company, very Swedish"

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    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Raleigh, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at ABB full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great technology and good opportunity to expand career in various roles related to engineering and sales and project management .

    Cons

    Too much red tape across the organization and in particular with management structure in Europe that slow things down constantly

    Advice to Management

    Cut red and ape


  4. "A good and dynamic company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ABB full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good exposure and a lot cross functional opportunities

    Cons

    Heavy matrix organization with more than 2 dotted line reports.


  5. "great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Clerk in Westerville, OH
    Current Employee - Clerk in Westerville, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ABB full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    laid back atmosphere to work

    Cons

    can't think of any for now


  6. "ABB is a great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ABB full-time

    Pros

    The benefits are pretty decent

    Cons

    None that stand out

    Advice to Management

    Raises should be based on individual performance not on multiple sites performances.


  7. "Field Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Field Engineer II in Madison, WI
    Current Employee - Senior Field Engineer II in Madison, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ABB full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, financially stable, very large company so there's room to advance.

    Cons

    On call 24/7, 90% traveling, no weekends off.

    Advice to Management

    n/a

  8. "Field Service"

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    Former Employee - Senior Field Service Engineer in Richland, WA
    Former Employee - Senior Field Service Engineer in Richland, WA
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ABB full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Interesting working environment
    Exposure to new technology
    Great benefits
    Gain experience quickly
    Apply skills
    Opportunity for advancement

    Cons

    Significant time away from home
    Little interactions with other ABB employees

    Advice to Management

    The job is great but very lonely. If possible place ABB employees in a city with an ABB office for a stronger connection to the company


  9. "Solid company, opaque corporate group"

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    Former Employee - Scientist in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Scientist in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ABB full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    You can get responsibility without age. Better work life balance than other Washington DC consultants

    Cons

    Bureaucratic, slow travel expense reimbursement

    Advice to Management

    View your people as valuable assets like technologies


  10. "Great Place, Great People"

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    Current Employee - Network Administrator in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Network Administrator in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ABB full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexibility sums up most of it. Able to work on your schedule, if in IT. Company allows you to educate yourself and cross learn other trades.

    Cons

    Salaries could be a bit more competitive with the regions they are located in.

    Advice to Management

    Would recommend higher increase in yearly raises.


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